Oh These Irish Hills! gives back

Oh These Irish Hills! gives back

ANN ARBOR, MI—Oh These Irish Hills! donated $1,540 to help protect—forever—the Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan Council’s (GSHOM) Camp O’ the Hills at Wamplers Lake. “When our committee learned of the Conservancy project for Camp O’ the Hills, we all agreed it would be the perfect cause for our annual Run for the Hills 5K,” […]

Prescribed burns as a land management tool

Prescribed burns as a land management tool

If you visited the Johnson or Reichert Preserve recently, you may have been startled to see a charred and blacken landscape and wondered, “Was there a fire here?”  And, the answer would be, “Yes!” But it’s not the result of an ‘out of control forest fire’ that we usually see on the news. Despite the […]

Celebrate Earth Day 2022

Celebrate Earth Day 2022

This week we’re celebrating our love for the Earth with a self-guided hike through Creekshead Preserve. This short walk – just over a half mile – takes you through a forested oasis of beach-maple-basswood trees and spring ephemeral wildflowers to enjoy the sounds of spring returning in the chorus of frogs that call the property home. Click […]

Volunteer Spotlight: David Read

Volunteer Spotlight: David Read

David has been volunteering since 2009 when he and his wife purchased a property with a conservation easement held by Legacy. He has spent the last 13 years stewarding and ecologically improving his own conservation easement property, as well as, donating over 400 hours